Mike O Neill

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Element Power plans to spend €500 million on Greenlink, an electricity line tying Wexford with Wales. Photograph: iStock

The developer of a €500 million power line between the Republic and Wales has welcomed news of a Government consultation into electricity interconnect(...)

The two cables will carry enough electricity to power more than 800,000 homes. Photograph: iStock

Regulators have moved the prospect of a €1.5 billion investment in two power lines connecting the Republic with France and the United Kingdom a step c(...)

 Flat jockey Jimmy Fortune has announced his retirement at the age of 45. Photograph:  Getty Images

Classic-winning jockey Jimmy Fortune has announced his retirement from the saddle after a career spanning almost 30 years. As well as winning the St (...)

Goldman Sachs chief executive Lloyd Blankfein signed off after a couple of one-liners. Photograph: Reuters

Three top US bank chiefs have been duped by an email prankster, highlighting the risk of inadvertent leaks of sensitive information through the most b(...)

Anthony Hussey from Sneem, Co Kerry: sentenced to 13 years for the brutal rape of a 73-year-old woman. Photograph: Michelle Cooper Galvin

There is no such thing as a typical rapist. Experts agree that factors such as addiction, education levels or past offending, which are often useful i(...)

A big thank you to everyone who nominated shops in our Best Shops 2015 competition which closed earlier this week with 31,126 nominations for close(...)

Pride of place: artists Jack Donovan and John Shinnors  in front of Donovan’s Suzannah and the Elders (1975) at the ‘Personal Choice’ exhibition.  Photograph: Alan Place.

The artist Jack Donovan has a special place in the history of Limerick School of Art and Design. A student there from 1951, he was appointed it(...)